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Jumbo Ships TPs for Tawian Wind Farm

Aug 13, 2019

Dutch heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation and installation contractor Jumbo said it has shipped the transition pieces (TP) for Taiwan’s Formosa 1 Phase 2 Offshore Wind Farm (OWF).The TPs, the heaviest, tallest and the largest diameter shipped by Jumbo to date…

New Money, Finds & Field Starts

Aug 13, 2019

Norway’s government will earn around NOK 265 billion ($30 billion) taxing and taking up stakes in its oil and gas fields in 2019, and Norwegian production is on the rise. In contrast, Britain in 2019 will earn about GBP 1.1 billion ($1.34 billion)…

Chinese Ship Returns to Vietnam's EEZ

Aug 13, 2019

A Chinese survey ship returned to Vietnam's exclusive economic zone off its coast on Tuesday, ship tracking data showed, less than a week after it left the area where vessels from the two countries were locked in a month-long standoff.The Haiyang…

Tullow Shares Soar on Guyana Find

Aug 12, 2019

Tullow Oil PLC said on Monday it has made a large oil discovery in Guyana, sending its share price soaring on expectations that it will develop a productive field in the South American country's nascent oil industry.Shares London-based Tullow…

14 Template Installations in One Month

Aug 12, 2019

In one month – from June 11 to July 13 – 14 templates delivered by Aker Solutions and TechnipFMC were installed by vessels Edda Freya and Normand Vision on behalf of Equinor at four fields on the Norwegian continental shelf. The templates are all built according to the same…

Production Drilling Begins at Dvalin

Aug 12, 2019

Wintershall Dea said the drilling of four production wells has begun on the Dvalin gas field in the Norwegian Sea ahead of first production planned in 2020.Drilling from the Transocean Arctic rig is expected to last approximately one year and…

Tullow Makes Major Oil Discovery in Guyana

Aug 12, 2019

Tullow Oil has made a major oil discovery in the deepwater Orinduik block offshore Guyana, raising expectations that the London-based independent will move to develop a field in the closely watched, oil-rich South American country.The discovery…

Canadian OSV Owners Making Well-timed Buys

Aug 09, 2019

Canada has a well-established offshore history within the oil and gas sector, with the first offshore exploration carried out by Mobil in the Stable Island region in 1959. Today, the major areas of activity are within the Jeanne d’Arc Basin…

Murphy Green-lights King’s Quay FPS

Aug 09, 2019

Murphy Oil has sanctioned the King’s Quay project in the US Gulf of Mexico, the US independent revealed in its second quarter earnings report.Anchored by the deepwater Khaleesi/Mormont and Samurai developments, the King’s Quay floating production…

Heerema Wins More Offshore Wind Work in Taiwan

Aug 09, 2019

Heerema Marine Contractors said it has won another contract to support offshore wind project development in Taiwan, this time in the middle of the country.The Greater Changhua offshore wind projects consist of four sites in the Taiwan Strait…

Mermaid Reports Subsea Contracts

Aug 09, 2019

Mermaid Maritime announced that its Middle East and Southeast Asian business units have recently been awarded subsea contracts with a combined total estimated potential contract value of $7.4 million.The first highlighted scope of work, commencing in the third quarter of 2019…

Providence Cleared for Barryroe Site Survey

Aug 09, 2019

Irish based oil and gas company Providence Resources informs it has received permission from Irish authorities to perform a site survey later this month at its operated Barryroe field within the within SEL 1/11 license offshore Ireland.SEL 1/11…

Aker BP Makes Small Gas Discovery

Aug 08, 2019

Aker BP has made a small gas find in the the North Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announced this week. The Norwegian oil and gas company drilled a wildcat and appraisal well in production licence 869, about 6 kilometers southwest of the Bøyla field…

Java Sea Oil Spill Clean-up Continues

Aug 08, 2019

Clean-up efforts after an oil spill from a well in Indonesia's Java Sea will take until at least March next year, state energy firm Pertamina said on Thursday as it struggles to plug the underwater leak.The spill started on July 12 when Pertamina…

BHP Sanctions Ruby Project

Aug 08, 2019

BHP Group said on Thursday it has approved $283 million in funding to develop the Ruby Project offshore in Trinidad and Tobago.Total investment in the project, in which operator BHP holds a 68.5% stake, is about $500 million, the company said…

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